Date: May 14th, 2023

Location: Drumheller Aquaplex

What You Get

  • a professionally organized event by RnR Premier Events

  • a race bib with your name on it

  • a beautiful finisher's Mala

  • silicone swim cap 

  • chip timing official results

  • delicious post-race food including  a chocolate fountain 

  • a cold glass of Kombucha provided by Happy Belly Kombucha when you cross the finish line 

  • a post-race massage

  • free pre-race Learn to Tri clinics to help get you race ready

  • an incredible swag bag with product samples from local businesses

  • race day bike support 

  • Wild Rose Triathlon gear (available for purchase)

Local Charity 

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Colton’s Place Temporary Domestic Violence Unit


Colton’s Place Temporary Domestic Violence Unit is a collaborative effort between the Salvation Army, Big Country Anti-Violence Association, Town of Drumheller, Drumheller Housing Administration and Drumheller RCMP. Colton’s place has also been sponsored by the Drumheller Rotary. Colton’s Place is named in memory of Drumheller resident Colton McIntosh whose young life ended tragically as a result of family violence.


Colton’s Place Temporary Domestic Violence Unit provides safe short-term housing for individuals and their children who are in crisis or transition. We support individuals in their search for a better future, helping them overcome trauma, focus on healing, develop economic stability, and secure safe, affordable housing.
Colton’s Place Temporary Domestic Violence Unit assists individuals on a short-term basis while working to secure safe shelter or safe, affordable permanent housing. The Colton’s Place Emergency Unit will also work at connecting individuals and their children to community resources for further support to help them move forward towards self-reliance, personal growth, healing, and independence.


Alberta Council of Women’s Shelter’s 2018 report indicates that from 2015-2018 approximately 18,136 individuals were served by shelters in Alberta. The same report indicates that in “2017/18 16,722 women, children and seniors were turned away due to lack of capacity”. With shelter’s functioning a further reduced capacity during Covid-19 to allow for social distancing and safety measures, we anticipate that more individuals will be turned away from shelter in 2020. Reduced accommodation options make it even harder to leave an abusive partner. Physical distancing makes it harder to stay with friends, and many landlords have temporarily stopped taking new applicants. For this reason and along with the challenge of loss of bus service to larger centers for Drumheller, BCAVA and Salvation Army felt it was imperative to have options to support individuals locally until access to longer term shelter options become available.


If you think someone you know is experiencing family violence, reach out by contacting, The Salvation Army at 403-823-2215. To learn more, visit www.familyviolence.alberta.ca or www.bcava.org